I was on a the first two-days of a two-week pet sit in Hampstead Norreys England (through Trusted House Sitters) for two dogs, Zula and Domino, and two big beautiful kunekune pigs, Hamish and Greta. John was finishing up a lovely pet sit we had in Swanick, England, just outside of Southampton. He was about… Continue reading OMG I am Pet Sitting and I Lost the Dog!
You can’t judge a book by its cover and you can’t judge the pizza by the tattoo parlor. TrustedHouseSitter set us up with a delightful five-week pet sit in Big Canoe, Georgia over Christmas, 2020. Fewer people were traveling at that time due to Covid, so the requests to pet sit were scarce. We are… Continue reading Pitbull’s, Gators, Orchids, and Pizza
Aspen, Vail, and Breckenridge. Many people have heard of these places and secretly desire to visit them, if not to live there. But how many of us have heard of Frisco? We know at least one couple who knew very little about this mountain village. The first stop on our Colorado 2021 Summer has been… Continue reading 2021 Summer in Colorado — Part 1
It has been a while since we last updated you on our journey. The truth is we have been having so much fun exploring Savanah, Florida (especially the Everglades and Cedar Key) , Big Canoe (again), Nashville, Memphis, taking and editing a zillion photos, there has been too little time for writing. Now this update… Continue reading We’re Back and More Excited Than Ever
When we first set out on our On The Road Journey our mission was to learn what it was like to actually live in, rather than just visit, other cultures. It never really occurred to us that this was a really big mission. Since 2015, we have not been home for Christmas. Please, do not… Continue reading Christmas on the Road, 2015-2020 John’s reflections
We had heard from friends Pam and Robert Cardone, formerly of Georgia, that Big Canoe was very nice. Little did we know that "very nice" did not even begin to describe this lovely community. Big Canoe is a paradise built on 8000 acres of mountainside in Northern Georgia. Bi Canoe is a little over an… Continue reading Big Surprise in Big Canoe
Bev and I have fallen in love... again! The last time was thirty one years ago and we renewed our commitment to each other in Paris in 2018. What we mean is that we have fallen head over heels in love with Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston has been on our "Bucket List" for as long… Continue reading A New Love Affair for Bev and John
We love Texas. And, no one is more surprised than Bev and me.
As you know, we have been volunteering at Hunkapi Farms since Covid-19 shut our travel plans down. Our interest was primarily being around the horses. We have loved horses for many years. There is something about these beautiful animals that just captivates Bev and I. Their size, their agility, their different personalities, how they take… Continue reading Horse Grooming for the Fun of it
They are all spoken for and have joined their new forever homes this weekend. Peonies Pyrenees Puppies have brought tremendous love and cuteness to Hunkapi and every person that has been touched by them will miss each one. In the true spirit of Hunkapi, we celebrated these babies yesterday during a private graduation celebration attended… Continue reading Peonies Pyrenees Puppies Graduation